RE: v2.6.21.4-rt11

From: Pallipadi, Venkatesh
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 09:00:36 EST

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ingo Molnar [mailto:mingo@xxxxxxx]
>Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 12:32 AM
>To: Eric St-Laurent
>Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
>linux-rt-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; Thomas Gleixner; Dinakar
>Guniguntala; Pallipadi, Venkatesh
>Subject: Re: v2.6.21.4-rt11
>(Cc:-ed Venki for the force-hpet issue below)
>* Eric St-Laurent <ericstl34@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sat, 2007-09-06 at 23:05 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> > i'm pleased to announce the v2.6.21.4-rt11 kernel, which can be
>> > downloaded from the usual place:
>> I'm running (x86_64), so far no
>problems. I like
>> this kernel a lot, it's feels quite smooth.
>yeah, that's probably CFS in the works :-) That combined with
>makes for a really snappy desktop.
>> One little thing, no HPET timer is detected. By looking at
>the patch,
>> even the force detect code is there, it should work.
>> The hpet timer is not available as a clocksource and only one hpet
>> related message is present in dmesg:
>> PM: Adding info for No Bus:hpet
>> This is on a Asus P5LD2-VM motherboard (ICH7)
>> Relevant config bits:
>> # CONFIG_HPET_RTC_IRQ is not set
>> Should I enable one of the two other options? Any ideas?
>Venki, is this ICH7 board supposed to work with force-hpet?

Yes. Force_hpet part is should have worked..
Eric: Can you send me the output of 'lspci -n on your system.
We need to double check we are covering all ICH7 ids.

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